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Racist fliers lead to littering charges

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho. - Coeur d'Alene police have given three men tickets for littering after racist fliers were found in yards around town.

The police have been getting complaints of Aryan Nations literature strewn across yards and porches for several months. Sgt. Bill Tilson says that 45-year-old Paul Mullet and 27-year-old Kevin McGurre were given misdemeanor citations for littering, and 31-year-old Todd Weston was given a citation for aiding a misdemeanor in connection with the fliers on Saturday evening.

The small town of Hayden in northern Idaho was for 30 years an outpost of the white separatist group the Aryan Nations. Residents largely rejected the group, and a $6.3 million civil judgment against the Aryan Nations in 2000 over a violent attack forced the group's leader, Richard Butler, to liquidate the compound.

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